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were upset to lose a day's pay. >> none of us can make a living today. this is how we make our living, by pulling our freight out of here and delivering it to the customers. >> i'm losing $600. >> reporter: isaac with the port says the maritime area alone generates $8 million of economic activity per day. >> any disruption to that is a negative impact on this whole region's economy. >> reporter: he says the port is facing serious financial challenges and while they do want to continue the conversation with the union -- >> we have to address financial sustainability across the board. we have $1.3 billion in debt, $850 million in unfunded pension and capital budget needs, that's nearly $2 billion in outstanding liabilities. >> reporter: striking employees don't buy it especially after learning some port executives are under investigation for alleged improper spending. >> they want to take 15% of our wages because they say there's not enough money, yet i see they are spending money on entertainment, strip clubs and what not. we just want a fair contract. >> reporter: workers hope this s
of her and got her treatment. they also provided information to the police which ultimately assisted us in making the arrest. >> reporter: as police gathered clues they say the teen called one of the victim's family members demanding ransom money. police arrested him soon after back at the shopping center still in possession of the woman's van. they say his handgun turned out to be a fake. the 14-year-old is booked into juvenile hall facing a litany of charges including attempted murder, robbery, kidnapping for ransom and carjacking. it will be up to the d.a. if he is going to be charged as an adult. live in vallejo, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> now let's get a check on the weather with lawrence. it's been raining. >> yeah. some breaking news out there. >> yeah. >> we had some rain. >> we got some rain out there. stormy this morning, now it's broken off to showers. scattered showers around the bay area. still pockets of moderate amounts of rain in the santa cruz motts, los gatos, sliding into the san jose area. we're far from done. this is just the first round that came through early on thi
, iowa and ohio. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: and he is using star power to push supporters to the polls. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: today bruce springsteen joins the president on the campaign trail. >> i get to fly around with him on the last day that i will ever campaign so that's not a bad way to end things. >> reporter: the latest polls show the white house race is tied nationally. but in the swing states, the president appears to have a slight edge. pollsters believe the president is closer to the 270 electoral votes needed to win. that means he has to capture fewer toss-up states than governor romney to take the election. the obama campaign also believes they are doing better with early voters. >> you can vote early. >> reporter: romney aides dispute that claim and say their supporters have surged to the polls. >> i need your votes. i need your help. >> reporter: an estimated four out of ten voters will have cast their ballots early but both sides are counting on a big election day turnout. they both know having the most supporters isn't enough. the campaigns say they believe the e
thank god there are places like this in the bay area where folks like us are able to go to in times of need. >> reporter: 150 people spent the night here in blankets and tents to make sure they were first in line. >> my son comes first before me anytime. >> reporter: the need this year is expected to match last year's record breaking numbers, 4000 families needing food and 5500 children needing toys. >> what it means to me is that my daughter will be able to have a holiday season because i'm not working and we just moved here last month. >> a lot of people if they have worked, it's many times part- time. if it's union they're far down on the list for jobs. there's just not a lot out there. >> reporter: everyone who came walked out with a certificate to be given out at the holidays. >> i hope to do something for them when i'm able to, when i'm able to be on my feet. >> i'm bless and had i'm appreciative. >> reporter: if you would like to volunteer with or or donate to sacred heart you can go to our web site cbssf.com. we have a link to there. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> the according to
. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us the possible impact. there's still some undecided voters out there and these numbers, they could have some sway. >> reporter: that's because this is the last economic report we'll see before the election. today both candidates will use it for their campaign blitz to get those undecided voters. a sluggish economy has been a bone of contention. >> reporter: the president started his day in ohio with better-than-expected unemployment numbers. >> this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: employers added 171,000 new jobs in october, about 45,000 more than many analysts anticipated. the labor department says hiring over the summer was better than previously thought. despite the improvement, the president is still facing high unemployment. because more americans are trying to find work, it ticked up from 7.8 to 7.9%. that's the highest number an incumbent president has faced on election day since franklin roosevelt. mitt romney says he will do a better job if he is elec
. jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com joins us now and is it all politics or is business at play as well, jason? >> reporter: we have a number of issues sinking the stock market today. it's one of the worst days for the market in 2012. there are election issues at play, as well. we have sectors that are under pressure from regulatory concerns, namely financial, also energy. but then i have healthcare sector doing well since romney won't be able to invalidate obamacare. there is the looming fiscal crisis and the partisanship that's prevailing up until this election, worries that congress and the white house won't be able to solve that looming fiscal crisis. but another big issue really sinking the market today is europe. we have a downgrade from the european union on growth prospects in europe for this year. and it's looking like the recession could last all the way through next year. you're looking at riots in greece. greece has been a big issue all the way across. we're also hearing problems that germany's economy is getting worse. germany is the economic driver in europe. this
. >> ultimately, every step must move us toward a comprehensive peace for all the people of the region. >> reporter: the truce calls for israel to ease restrictions at the gaza border. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu agreed to a cease- fire after president obama called and urged him to give it a chance. earlier wednesday, an explosion tore through a bus in a busy section of tel aviv. emergency crews rushed to the scene to treat the injured. hamas has not claimed responsibility but praised the attack. today the white house called the bus bomb in tel aviv a terrorist attack and reaffirmed the u.s. commitment to israel's security. during the fighting, hamas fired more than 1,000 rockets into israel and israel launched more than 1500 attacks including air strikes killing more than 140 people in gaza. the white house says the president called egypt's president and netanyahu to commend them for working together. under the cease-fire agreement, hamas has agreed not to fire rockets into israel and israel agreed to end its policy of assassinating top militant leaders. danielle notting
delays at sfo. >> roberta gonzales is at the airport for us now with more. how long are we talking? >> reporter: right now the rain has stopped. we have a little reprieve but winds have been problematic gusting up to 37 miles an hour. behind me is an empty runway. this is something that you should not be seeing at this time of the day. it should be filled with arriving and departure flights. right now we have one cancellation of an international plane but we have so many cancellations of arriving flights for monterey, from orange county, from santa barbara. and earlier today we had over 4 hour delays on arriving flights. i just went inside the terminal and took another look. it looks like we are still seeing delays up to 2 hours and 24 minutes on arriving flights. what the duty manager says is that even if we begin to pick up some of these rates of departing flights we'll still have problems now on arrivals because it takes a while to get these planes turned around after such a huge delay. so word of advice, if you are coming to sfo, it's advisable to call ahead because this is goi
and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us with more on this costly battle. >> reporter: listen to these numbers. yes on 30 campaign raised about $69 million and the no on 30 has raised about $53 million. as you mentioned, the idea behind proposition 30 is to raise taxes to prevent these education cuts but those against it say the big price tag comes with a big risk. >> the big issue, the big question is, what is the capacity of america to invest through its collective institution called our government? >> reporter: even on the way to vote governor brown took the time to stump for proposition 30. he is optimistic. >> i have a sense that people are ready to invest in their future, which was the kids of california, a balanced budget going forward. >> reporter: the problem for those against prop 30 is not about support for california schools. the tough sell is asking californians to tax themselves. prop 30 would increase the sales tax by a quarter cent and raise income tax rates on people making more than $250,000 a year. >> the notion of taking a quarter of a cent sales tax and as
aren't as much there anymore so we see a lot of people turning to us for help. the agency takes advance signups as well as walkiums. sacred heart has been providing holiday food boxes for nearly 50 years. >>> and we don't want you to forget, we need your help to feed families for the holidays. cbs 5 is kicking off our "food for bay area families" annual holiday drive and the need is great. so if you wish to give, go to cbssf.com/food. or check out the easy way to donate with whole foods' "grab and give" program. >>> 24 years after her daughter disappeared, michaela garecht's mother isn't giving up hope waiting for test results on a key piece of evidence. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has the story. >> reporter: yellow ribbons to remember a missing hayward girl. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: in this parking spot by this market, it was the last place anyone ever saw her 24 years ago. >> that's what these gatherings for me are about. it's to remember michaela to reach out to her to send her our love wherever she is. >> reporter: sharon murch and her supporters visit here every year letting all
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